2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

breast cancer

Ian E. Krop, MD, PhD, on Pictilisib in Metastatic Breast Cancer

Ian E. Krop, MD, PhD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses abstract S2-02, “The FERGI phase II study of the PI3K inhibitor pictilisib (GDC-0941) plus fulvestrant vs fulvestrant plus placebo in p...

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Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH, on Patient-Reported Outcomes From the SOFT Trial

Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, on abstract S3-09, “Patient-reported endocrine symptoms, sexual functioning and quality of life in the IBCSG SOFT trial: Adjuvant treatment ...

breast cancer

Hope S. Rugo, MD, on the Phase II FIRST Study

Hope S. Rugo, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco, discusses abstract S6-04, “Fulvestrant 500 mg vs anastrozole as first-line treatment for advanced breast cancer: Overall survival from...

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Charles E. Geyer, Jr, MD, FACP, on the SOFT Trial

Charles E. Geyer, Jr, MD, FACP, of Massey Cancer Center, discusses abstract S3-08, “Randomized comparison of adjuvant tamoxifen plus ovarian function suppression vs tamoxifen in premenopausal women wi...

breast cancer

Harry D. Bear, MD, PhD, on the NSABP B-51/RTOG 1304 Trial

Harry D. Bear, MD, PhD, of Massey Cancer Center, discusses abstract OT1-3-02, “Will chest wall and regional nodal radiotherapy post mastectomy or the addition of regional nodal radiotherapy to breast ...

breast cancer

Hope S. Rugo, MD, on Dietary Intervention as Adjuvant Breast Cancer Therapy

Hope S. Rugo, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco, discusses abstract S5-08, “Final survival analysis from the randomized Women's Intervention Nutrition Study (WINS) evaluating dietary ...

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Harry D. Bear, MD, PhD, on the NSABP B-40 Study in HER2-Negative Breast Cancer

Harry D. Bear, MD, PhD, of Massey Cancer Center, discusses abstract PD2-1, “The effect on overall and disease-free survival by adding bevacizumab and/or antimetabolites to standard neoadjuvant chemoth...

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Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, on the SOFT Trial

Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses findings from abstract S3-08, “Randomized comparison of adjuvant tamoxifen plus ovarian function suppression vs tamoxi...

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Lisa A. Carey, MD, on the CALGB/Alliance 40603 Trial

Lisa A. Carey, MD, of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, addresses further analysis of data from abstract S4-05, “Impact of intrinsic subtype by PAM50 and other gene signatures on patholo...

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Charles E. Geyer, Jr, MD, FACP, on the NSABP B-36 Trial

Charles E. Geyer, Jr, MD, FACP, of Massey Cancer Center, discusses findings from abstract S3-02, “NSABP B-36: A randomized phase III trial comparing six cycles of fluorouracil (5-FU), epirubicin, and ...

breast cancer

Edith A. Perez, MD, on Stromal Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes in Early-Stage HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

Edith A. Perez, MD, of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, discusses abstract S1-06, “Stromal tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes: In the Alliance N9831 trial S-TILs are associated with chemotherapy benefit but...

breast cancer

Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, on Enzalutamide in Androgen Receptor–Positive, Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses findings from abstract P5-19-09, “Stage 1 results from MDV3100-11: A two-stage study of enzalutamide, an androgen rece...

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Prudence Francis, MD, and Hope Rugo, MD, on the Phase III SOFT Trial

Prudence Francis, MD, of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and Hope Rugo, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco, discuss data from abstract S3-08, "Randomized comparison of adjuvant tamoxife...

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Jame Abraham, MD, FACP, on Immunotherapy in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Jame Abraham, MD, FACP, of the Cleveland Clinic, offers his thoughts on abstract S1-09, "A phase Ib study of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in patients with advanced triple-negative breast cancer," presented...

breast cancer

Matthew J. Ellis, MD, on Endocrine Therapy–Resistant Breast Cancer

Matthew J. Ellis, MD, PhD, of the Baylor College of Medicine, offers a brief synopsis of his plenary lecture, "Genome-Directed Therapeutics for Endocrine Therapy–Resistant Estrogen Receptor–Positive B...

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Gunter von Minckwitz, MD, on the Phase III ICE Trial

Gunter von Minckwitz, MD, of the University of Frankfurt, offers his thoughts on abstract S3-04, "The phase III ICE study: Adjuvant ibandronate with or without capecitabine in elderly patients with mo...

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Jack Cuzick, PhD, on the IBIS-I Trial

Jack Cuzick, PhD, of the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, discusses abstract S3-07, "16-year long-term follow-up of the IBIS-I breast cancer prevention trial."

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William M. Sikov, MD, on the CALGB 40603 Trial

William M. Sikov, MD, of Women and Infants Hospital, discusses abstract S4-05, "Impact of intrinsic subtype by PAM50 and other gene signatures on pathologic complete response rates in triple-negative ...

breast cancer

Lisa A. Carey, MD, on the TNT Trial

Lisa A. Carey, MD, of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses abstract S3-01, “The TNT trial: A randomized phase III trial of carboplatin compared with docetaxel for patients with me...

breast cancer

Lisa A. Carey, MD, on Pembrolizumab in Advanced Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Lisa A. Carey, MD, of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, offers her thoughts on abstract S1-09, "A phase IB study of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in patients with advanced triple-negative breast c...

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Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD, and Lisa A. Carey, MD, on Innovations in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Lisa Carey, MD, of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, discuss: The TNT trial comparing docetaxel to carboplatin The C...

breast cancer

Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP, and Ian E. Krop, MD, PhD, on PI3K and PD-L1 Inhibition Data

Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP of The West Clinic and Ian E. Krop, MD, PhD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute discuss the FERGI trial and data from phase I and phase II studies.

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Ismail Jatoi, MD, PhD, FACS, and Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACS, Discuss the SOFT Trial

Ismail Jatoi, MD, PhD, FACS, and Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACS, discuss the role of ovarian suppression and hormonal therapy in premenopausal women.

breast cancer

Larry Wickerham, MD, and Harry D. Bear, MD, PhD, on NSABP Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Trials

Larry Wickerham, MD, and Harry D. Bear, MD, PhD, discuss three clinical trials: •          B-40, the only study to combine neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy with bevacizumab•          B-51, on rad...

breast cancer

William J. Gradishar, MD, and Edith A. Perez, MD, on Immunotherapy and highlights of the Bolero-1 and SOFT Trials

William J. Gradishar, MD, of Northwestern University, and Edith A. Perez of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, discuss immunotherapy and the highlights of the BOLERO-1 and SOFT trials.

breast cancer

Matthew J. Ellis, MD, PhD, and Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD, on Genome-Directed Therapeutics for Endocrine Therapy-Resistant ER-Positive Breast Cancer

Matthew J. Ellis, MD, PhD, of the Baylor College of Medicine discusses with Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute genome-directed therapeutics for endocrine therapy-resistan...

breast cancer

Ismail Jatoi, MD, PhD, FACS, and Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH, on the Movement Toward Bilateral Surgical Procedures

Ismail Jatoi, MD, PhD, FACS, of the University of Texas Health Science Center and Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute discuss the increasing movement away from breast conser...

breast cancer

Larry Wickerham, MD, and Charles E. Geyer, Jr., MD, FACP, on Results from NSABP B-36 and SOFT Trials

Larry Wickerham, MD, and Charles E. Geyer, Jr., MD, FACP, take a closer look at the results from the NSABP B-36 and SOFT Trials.

Breast Cancer

Ultrasonography Detects Mammographically Occult Invasive Cancers

Mammograms often miss occult breast cancers concealed in dense breasts. Women with dense breasts represent about 40% to 50% of women who undergo mammography screening. In some states and centers in th...

Breast Cancer

Four-Gene Panel Predicts Response to Letrozole

At the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, a research team led by Michael Dixon, MD, of Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, shed light on the development of endocrine resistance and presented...

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